<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=utf-8"></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space;" class="">There are a dozen or so MLs that had jacket re-designs in the late 1930s, and<div class="">those designs were also used after the larger format was introduced in 1940.</div><div class="">I would guess that this jacket is not cut down, but an example of one of those</div><div class="">re-designs.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">As far as I recall, the first larger format MLs started coming out in 1940. During&nbsp;</div><div class="">that transition there were some odd books - balloon cloth in the larger #8 format&nbsp;</div><div class="">size, blank endpapers, etc. Not all titles came out in the larger format in 1940.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">I’m sure if a book was in demand and not yet reformatted for the larger size (8)&nbsp;</div><div class="">ML would have reprinted the balloon/#7 format (even if it was 1940).&nbsp;</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">John K.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><br class=""><div><blockquote type="cite" class=""><div class="">On Sep 25, 2016, at 6:04 PM, Matt Jenkins &lt;<a href="mailto:mattjenkins37@yahoo.com" class="">mattjenkins37@yahoo.com</a>&gt; wrote:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div class=""><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" class=""><div dir="auto" class=""><div class=""><div style="direction: inherit;" class="">I compared the jacket to some other #8 bindings from that era that I have and it seems to line up with those.&nbsp;</div><div style="direction: inherit;" class=""><br class=""></div><div style="direction: inherit;" class="">&nbsp;Convinced now it was trimmed down but don't know if it was by the ML or a collector. Probably will never know.&nbsp;</div><div style="direction: inherit;" class=""><br class=""></div><div style="direction: inherit;" class="">Matt</div><br class="">Sent from my iPhone</div><div class=""><br class="">On Sep 25, 2016, at 5:58 PM, Ron Holl &lt;<a href="mailto:ron@scribblemonger.com" class="">ron@scribblemonger.com</a>&gt; wrote:<br class=""><br class=""></div><blockquote type="cite" class=""><div class=""><span class="">I don't recall seeing a jacket trimmed to fit a smaller format book, but</span><br class=""><span class="">wouldn't be surprised if it happened. &nbsp;Certainly there are many cases of</span><br class=""><span class="">books sheets being trimmed to the binding.</span><br class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""><span class="">The fact that this is a 1940 jacket would support the ML trimming it to</span><br class=""><span class="">fit the #7 binding. &nbsp;But, I can also see someone trying to make a jacketed</span><br class=""><span class="">flex out of spare parts. &nbsp;Can you tell if that jacket is a standard #8</span><br class=""><span class="">size in other respects?</span><br class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""><span class="">ron</span><br class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""><span class="">On Sun, September 25, 2016 1:25 pm, Matt Jenkins wrote:</span><br class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">It is hard to tell because of all the chipping at the top but it appears</span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">to be trimmed. The dimensions of the book are 6 3/4 by 4 1/2.</span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">There is no list of books in the back.</span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">Do you think someone trimmed this down or was it the publisher that did</span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">it? Have you ever seen any other books like this?</span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">Matt</span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">Sent from my iPhone</span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">On Sep 25, 2016, at 12:49 PM, Ron Holl &lt;<a href="mailto:ron@scribblemonger.com" class="">ron@scribblemonger.com</a>&gt; wrote:</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">Hi Matt,</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">Has that jacket been trimmed on the top? &nbsp;What are the dimensions of</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">the book (a #7 binding you say). &nbsp;Is there is list of titles in the back</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">of the book?</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">ron</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">On Sun, September 25, 2016 11:21 am, Matt Jenkins wrote:</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">I recently acquired a flex 7 binding of gullivers travels. The jacket</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""> that is with it is the Text style that lists 271 titles which puts</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">it at 1940.</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">I didn't think they used this binding that late</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">Does anyone know anything about this?</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class=""></span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><span class="">Here are some pictures of it.</span><br class=""></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><blockquote type="cit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